“Inspection without adaption is pointless in Scrum,” what a beautiful sentence was written by Gunther Verheyen [1]. After reading this, I was thinking about how I can make it more generic and try to explore more about it. What does it mean? Let’s go back to the basics. …

The meaning of analogy as defined in Merriam Webster dictionary is “a comparison of two otherwise unlike things based on the resemblance of a particular aspect [1]” for example, atoms are like a solar system or “smile to mouth, as wink is to eyes.” …

Last year I did a public speaking session on Scrum, and one of the questions that arose, again and again, was, “How many times this is mentioned in Scrum Guide[1]?” This question gives me an idea to compile things mistakenly believe to be a part of Scrum. …

In the late nineteenth century, Frederick Taylor developed a scientific management theory, also known as “Taylorism,” the first theory which describes motivation. Taylorism is based on “Extrinsic motivation,” such as fame, money [1], which holds true for mechanical work. However, for the knowledge worker, “Intrinsic motivation” plays a significant role…

Technically speaking, metaphor is a figure of speech that compares one thing to another. Metaphor is a convenient and useful tool to explain complex concepts. Princess Anna dialog “Love is an open door” is a beautiful example from a Disney animated movie “Frozen.” We may hear the phrase, “That movie…

“Tell me how you measure me, and I will tell you how I will behave. If you measure me in an illogical way… do not complain about illogical behavior…” thoughtful words by Eli Goldratt from his book “The Haystack Syndrome.” [1]

The main reason I recall this a recent conversation…

This is one of the very common questions I came across now a day, what is the difference between an Agile Coach and Professional Coach. Let’s try to find its answer by going to its root. International Coaching Federation (ICF) [1] is considered a gold standard for professional coaching. Similarly…

Zeeshan Amjad

Zeeshan Amjad is a life long learner. He love reading, writing, traveling, photography and healthy discussion.

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